Chameleon Gecko (species: Carphodactylus laevis) in Yungaburra, QLD (Gaia Guide)
Carphodactylus laevis
Chameleon Gecko

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Carphodactylidae
Genus Carphodactylus
Species Carphodactylus laevis



Distinguishing features

Dark black streak from snout to eye with a small black streak above the tympanum. Brown above, specked with smaller paler brown spots and black specks concentrated around the vertebral line. Original tail dark brown or black. Four to Five complete whitish crossbands. Verterbral ridge from nape to tail. Limbs long and thin. (Wikipedia)


  • Up to 13 cm (Snout to vent length)



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Carphodactylus laevis

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